Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder


27 May 2003, 12:01 p.m.


The other day someone asked me, "Have you seen The Matrix Reloaded?" and I thought he said "The Magic Freeloaded."

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08 May 2003, 23:36 p.m.

Kernels of Funny Bits

First: Gollum in an ad for CapitolOne credit cards. "What has it got in its wallet?" And second: will my new job have me pay a Salon Insurance Premium?

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02 May 2003, 17:33 p.m.

No, "Power of Babel" Is Not A Typo

Interpretive spelling in a purchase order I just received: "The Best Democracy Money Cau Boy -- Falast" "People's History -- Ziuu" "Rethinking Cawelot" "Nick & Dimed" "Unaknowledged Legistation"

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26 Apr 2003, 19:44 p.m.

Dying For Our Arts And Crafts

When I completely forgot two thirds of my material on Tuesday, I felt much as Skot did: "I mentally pictured the skipped-over lines dying like slugs on a salt lick, and they screamed, 'Why didn't …

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25 Apr 2003, 9:25 a.m.

Morning Musings

"Madonna wrote a children's book? Well, why not, she's done everything else. You know, I never realized that before -- when you're Madonna, you run out of things to do on a much larger scale. …

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22 Apr 2003, 22:50 p.m.

Remind Me Not To Schedule Two Back-to-Back Performances Like This Again

Salon interview went okay-to-well. I met Scott Rosenberg! I'll find out by the end of next week. I was so exhausted by the evening that I didn't practice my act nearly enough and therefore floundered …

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17 Apr 2003, 21:12 p.m.

Publicity Shock

Hal stopped by the store today expressly and solely to tell me that PSP people are advertising my show on Sproul Plaza. He showed me a quarter-page yellow flyer for Free Comedy, with my name …

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17 Apr 2003, 16:15 p.m.

Gideon informs me that Wyoming's largest town, Casper, holds only…

Gideon informs me that Wyoming's largest town, Casper, holds only about 500,000 people. Practically a friendly ghost town.

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16 Apr 2003, 18:04 p.m.

Sumana Comedy Alert Level: Banana Peel Yellow

This coming Tuesday, April 22nd, I get to perform comedy FOR MONEY! I'll be doing somewhere between 10 and 20 minutes of material for a Pi Sigma Phi fundraising night on the Berkeley campus. (I'd …

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15 Apr 2003, 8:45 a.m.

Leonard on being a Salon Premium support tech: "You'd…

Leonard on being a Salon Premium support tech: "You'd be like a telemarketer, only people would call you. You'd be working in Soviet Russia."

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